We know this beautiful weather can’t keep you indoors for long. To help you get outdoors and stay outdoors, we’ve compiled a list of some of the best-covered patios in Irving. Drinking and dining al fresco at these Irving bars and restaurants will keep you feeling refreshed and relaxed.


1. OUTLAW Taproom

A roaring fire, soaring ceiling fans, and comfortable seating make OUTLAW Taproom at the Four Seasons Resort and Club Dallas at Las Colinas one of our favorite covered patios in Irving. Signature cocktails, refined pub grub and other sumptuous bites, and excellent service round out this luxurious patio experience. Sip a craft beer while unwinding in a lounge chair overlooking the pleasant grounds of the Four Seasons. And don’t miss the chance to catch live music on the weekends.


2. Reservoir

Located on the Texas Lottery Plaza at the Toyota Music FactoryReservoir is an open-air, late-night hot spot loaded with 42 HD TV’s and surround sound. While you enjoy the sizeable covered patio, be sure to sample their sweet potato waffle fries, pulled pork street tacos, or chicken fried chicken while drinking cocktails and draft beers. Their brunch menu includes a dish called 'Everything but the Kitchen Sink' and is served in an actual kitchen sink. Every third Sunday, be entertained by the largest drag brunch in Texas. You'll need tickets ($20-$80) and a reserved table to enjoy the show. The Reservoir patio is the perfect place to chill before a concert, people-watch, and take in all the happenings at one of Irving’s hottest spots. 


3. Whiskey Cake

Delicious eats, a full bar, and a generous patio makes Whiskey Cake an excellent outdoor hangout. Tuck into a soul-warming plate of fried green tomatoes, an entree of whiskey braised ribs, and a custom whiskey flight while relishing the fresh breeze. The covered patio provides shelter from the weather, ensuring you can dine with your family and friends in outdoor comfort without worrying about the elements. The expansive menu has something for everyone. It's the perfect time to enjoy their beautiful patio. Get ready to toast your girlfriends during their famous brunch or enjoy a romantic atmosphere for a date night dinner


4. Mi Cocina


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Brisket tacos, quesadillas, enchiladas, and beyond. Mi Cocina serves up simple but tasty Tex-Mex fare in a clean, contemporary space. Grab a table on the covered patio and choose from an expansive dinner menu: fish-based dishes like Tilapia Veracruz, a fresh tilapia fillet sautéed with garlic and lime served with avocado, sautéed vegetables, and arroz verde; Tex-Mex combo plates with tacos and enchiladas; or house specials like Mama’s Tacos, fajita chicken in corn tortillas. Pair your meal with a cold cocktail or frozen margarita out on the ample covered patio complete with charming lights, lush plants, fans to keep the air moving, and a TV to watch the game.


5. Hugo's Invitados

Located in Water Street, you're going to love the offerings of organic, authentic and modern Mexican cuisine. Great patio, great food, and great happy hour all point towards Hugos! Hugo's Invitados has the perfect patio to beat the heat and treat yourself to fancy-schmancy cocktails that are actually healthy, but don't be fooled...they are DE-LISH! Don’t get caught inside on a beautiful day, take your drink and apps and head to their colorful patio. Sit down to a bowl of chips and salsa, savor some fresh Ceviche Fresco and enjoy their popular Brisket Ahumado Enchiladas. No matter what you choose, you’ll be as happy and well taken care of at Hugo's.